Schizophrenia And Manic-depressive Disorder: The Biological Roots Of Mental Illness As Revealed By The Landmark Study Of Identical Twins by E. Fuller TorreySchizophrenia And Manic-depressive Disorder: The Biological Roots Of Mental Illness As Revealed By The Landmark Study Of Identical Twins by E. Fuller Torrey

Schizophrenia And Manic-depressive Disorder: The Biological Roots Of Mental Illness As Revealed By…

byE. Fuller Torrey, Ann E. Bowler, Edward H. Taylor

Paperback | April 21, 1995

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An important contribution to the ongoing debate over the origins of mental illness, this book is based on the largest study ever of identical twins in which one was ill and the other not. The book provides compelling evidence that both schizophrenia and manic-depressive disorder are biologically based diseases of the brain, unrelated to psychological influences.
Irving Isadore Gottesman was born in Cleveland, Ohio on December 29, 1930. He served in the Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps and was a communications officer for three years during the Korean War. He received a bachelor's degree in psychology from the Illinois Institute of Technology in 1953 and a doctorate in psychology from the ...
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Title:Schizophrenia And Manic-depressive Disorder: The Biological Roots Of Mental Illness As Revealed By…Format:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.9 inPublished:April 21, 1995

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ISBN - 10:0465072852

ISBN - 13:9780465072859

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The author of the classic Surviving Schizophrenia and his colleagues present an important contribution to the ongoing debate on the origins of mental illness. Illustrations

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"Must reading for all professionals and lay readers interested in the major mental illnesses."
--Robert M. Post, Chief, Biological Psychiatry Branch, NIMH